ERIC Number: EJ548644
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Development and Validation of the Index of Race-Related Stress (IRRS).
Utsey, Shawn O.; Ponterotto, Joseph G.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v43 n4 p490-501 Oct 1996
Describes the development and validation of a measure of the stress experienced by African Americans as a result of daily encounters with racism and discrimination. The scale has adequate indexes of internal consistency and fair-to-adequate estimates of test-retest stability. Several other factors also indicated the measure's reliability. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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